OmniScience, a Houston-based organization that provides crucial data science support to its clients, has undergone a rebranding and entered a new era. Formerly known as Mercury Data Science, the company has now officially changed its name to OmniScience. The company was founded in 2017 as a spin-off of local venture capital group Mercury and is now led by CEO Angela Holmes, who assumed the position in 2022.
The rebrand aligns with the company’s mission of supporting innovation at the intersection of biology and data science. According to the news release, the new name is a combination of “omniscient” and “science,” reflecting the company’s focus and technology. OmniScience’s software aids customers in various areas of the life science spectrum, such as navigating key data insights for clinical trials, purpose-built AI development, and other data science services.
The firm, which is based at the Texas Medical Center Innovation, has more than 20 employees as listed on its website. The rebrand signifies more than just a name change; it represents a bold step into the future. The company aims to play a pivotal role in shaping the data science landscape in life sciences by being a force of innovation in this field.